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UNDP report: Middle class increasingly at risk in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

New York, December 9, 2019 – While the middle-income countries of Europe and Central Asia have achieved higher living standards than ever before, climate change and technological disruption could…  


UNDP Premieres “Speak Up” Film, Brings Journalists Together to Discuss Media Role in Prevention of Domestic and Other Forms of Gender-Based Violence

“One day, when were still married, my ex-husband came home drunk and beat me so hard, that my children woke up screaming. And even now they often wake up screaming at night,” a journalist, who wished…  


Premiere of film “Speak Up” Discussion with Journalists on the Role of Media in Prevention of Domestic Violence Dr. Pratibha Mehta UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan

Thank you for joining in the screening of the film “Speak Up” which shows the gravity of the effects violence can have on women and men, encouraging viewers to stand up to gender based violence, and…  


Steering Committee Meeting “Support to Civil Registration System Reform in Tajikistan” Project Talking Points by Dr (Ms) Pratibha Mehta, UNDP Resident Representative in Tajikistan

It is an immense pleasure to welcome everyone on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme to this Joint Steering Committee meeting organized in the frame of “Support to the Civil…  


Free birth registration and why it matters.
Civil Registration Reform in Tajikistan

In July 2019 legal amendments to the civil registration system were adopted to take the financial burden of birth registration off families and to ensure that children enjoy full rights from the first…  


UNDP Resident Representative’s Statement at Youth Talk – Shaping the Future Together

I would like to thank Mr. Anvar Yakubi, Deputy Chairman of the Sughd region; Ms. Dilnoza Ahmadzoda, Deputy Head of Committee of Youth Affairs and Sports and Mr. Dilshod Jurazoda, Director of…  


Tajikistan celebrates International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Dushanbe, 18 October 2019- To commemorate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense of the Government of Tajikistan (CoES) and United…  


UNDP Administrator’s Message on the 2019 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

This year marks the 27th Anniversary of the declaration by the United Nations General Assembly of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. It is a time to reflect on the…  


Dushanbe Residents Create Energy Efficient Solutions to Reduce Carbon Emissions Through Crowdfunding

Dushanbe residents launch the “Dushanbe Solar City” campaign to crowdfund solar panels for the first electric car to run the streets of the city as a food truck, serving locally produced, fresh and…  


UNDP and Partners discussed opportunities for enhancing the business Environment for solar-based applications in Tajikistan

Dushanbe, 4 October 2019 – UNDP holds roundtable to present key research findings and discuss recommendations of its Country Assessment on Green Energy and SME Development to transform energy sector…  

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